Virgie (Graham) White, the daughter of the late John Austin and Gennie Elizabeth Hawkins Fielder, was born in Point Pleasant, Mo., on Sept. 29, 1919, and died at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter, Mo., on Friday, Jan. 21, 2011, at the age of 91.
She had lived in Gideon and Bragg City, Mo., before moving to Dudley 45 years ago. She was a member of the Dudley Baptist Church and the Order of the Eastern Star. She enjoyed playing bingo, fishing and eating out.
Surviving are two sons, Carl Graham of Dexter, Missouri, Orval E. Graham, Jr. of O'Fallon, Mo.; one daughter, Edna E. Cross of Jackson, Mo.; four grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; and one brother, Lester Fielder of DeSoto, Mo. Many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends also survive. She was preceded in death by six brothers and three sisters.
Visitation was held on Monday, Jan. 24, 2011, after 1 p.m. at the Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Dexter.
Services were conducted on Monday, Jan. 24, 2011, at 3 p.m. in the Watkins & Sons Chapel in Dexter with the Rev. John McFarland of Dudley, Mo., officiating.
Interment will be in the Dudley Cemetery with Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Dexter in charge of arrangements.